Author Archives: ellyoracle

Scroobius Pip // Spoken Word Tour // Brudenell

A fan of Scroobius Pip’s mastery of words for some times now, I was really excited to be able to review his spoken word tour when it came to the Brudenell in Leeds. Here’s my review for Clash online, with … Continue reading

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Kleine Schweine // The Party // Interview

I met with surprising political enthusiasts Kleine Schweine, and had a good old chinwag about the old Eastern Bloc, their new album The Party, and what it all means for the future of society. Here’s my piece online, with photos … Continue reading

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Leeds Festival 2012

Leeds Festival is an annual tradition – here’s my review of this year’s jaunt for Gig Ape: Review: Leeds Festival 2012 So the Leeds Festival arrives with not the promised floods and mud, but a surprisingly mild Friday morning, that … Continue reading

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Summer Sundae 2012

When I heard Billy Bragg and his Woody Guthrie tribute, Django Django and tUnE-yArDs all be playing the same festival, I couldn’t pass up the opportunity. Here is my review of this year’s Summer Sundae for Counterfeit Magazine, with the full … Continue reading

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Kendal Calling 2012

Iconic 90s heroes James played this year’s Kendal Calling, along with an assortment of equally iconic heroes in Tim Burgess’  Tim Peaks Diner. Here is my review online for Clash Online, with the full text below. Photos in the gallery are … Continue reading

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Diagrams // Brudenell

I was excited to review Diagrams when they came to Leeds – as a fan of Tunng, Sam Genders’ new project was wonderful. Here’s my review online, and the full text below. Photos by Jamie Boynton Diagrams and Yeti Lane: … Continue reading

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Bloodgroup // Yunioshi // Nottingham Contemporary

My fellow Icelandophiles Yunioshi celebrated the launch of their EP ‘Reykjavik’ by inviting Icelandic electro heavyweights and tourmates Bloodgroup, for an additional end-of-tour finale date in Nottingham. I couldn’t pass up an opportunity to write about such a lovingly curated … Continue reading

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Dog is Dead // Cockpit

I reviewed Dog is Dead earlier this year, with cracking local support from Bearfoot Beware Photos are by Andy Benge, and the full text is below: Dog Is Dead, Fiction, Bearfoot Beware: Cockpit, Leeds It’s quite a surprise to turn … Continue reading

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Pulled Apart by Horses // The Computers // The Leadmill

Pulled Apart by Horses headed out on a headline UK tour earlier this year – here’s my review online , along with photos by Jamie Boynton, or the full text is below: The Computers and Pulled Apart By Horses: Leadmill, Sheffield … Continue reading

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Slow Club // Brudenell

Slow Club played Leeds in February as part of a short tour prior to their main summer one. Here’s my review online, along with photos by Andy Benge, or the full text is below: Mad Colours and Slow Club: The Brudenell, Leeds … Continue reading

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